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Space Sciences and Astronomy

The aims of the Institute are the following:

  • to promote research in astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology as an interdisciplinary subject amalgamating science, engineering and ICT;

  • to promote synergies between Faculties, Institutes and Centres in the teaching of astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology at the University, including supervision of dissertations in relevant areas;

  • to promote the scientific method in engineering, science and ICT projects;

  • to conduct research in engineering and ICT solutions for large science experiments including CERN and the SKA;

  • to collaborate with individuals and institutions, both local and foreign, including Oxford, Cambridge and MIT;

  • to raise public awareness in astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology, through public talks, evening courses and observing nights in conjunction with the Malta Astronomical society;

  • to teach Engineering and ICT skills within a scientific environment at a postgraduate level including both taught Masters course and PhD.

Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy Brochure 

Members of ISSA join the KiDS Consortium
Members of ISSA, in collaboration with the Department of Physics, has recently joined the KiDS Consortium
University of Malta Awarded Title: 'CUDA Research Center'
The Institute of Space Science and Astronomy (ISSA), in collaboration with the University of Malta’s Department of Physics and the Faculty of Information and Communications Technology, announces that the University of Malta has been awarded the title of 'CUDA Research Center' by NVIDIA.
Last Updated: 27 August 2014

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